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I was sitting down and got very anxious. Not long after i began to feel shortness of breath and dizziness and the shortness of breath continued.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Your question?

You haven't asked a question, but these are typical symptoms of a panic attack.
By definition these come "out of the blue, " but there may still be precipitating triggers. Usually the symptoms peak within 10 minutes and dissipate by 20-30 min, if that long. Please see your family physician for a general health evaluation, since other things can present like this also.

In brief: Your question?

You haven't asked a question, but these are typical symptoms of a panic attack.
By definition these come "out of the blue, " but there may still be precipitating triggers. Usually the symptoms peak within 10 minutes and dissipate by 20-30 min, if that long. Please see your family physician for a general health evaluation, since other things can present like this also.
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